September 16, 2019

Baaad Anna's Yarn Store, 2667 Hastings St E, Vancouver, BC, Canada


You have been knitting for a while and feel like you’ve found your footing.  Do you want to put a sock on it—knit with your own hands? Then this is the class for you!

Over a few weeks, you will knit a top-down boot sock (DK-weight yarn) or an around-home sock (Worsted-weight yarn). You can also knit a tiny sock if you don’t have time for homework.

Techniques learned:

• casting on
• circular knitting with double-pointed needles (DPNs), two circular needles or one long circular needle for Magic Loop (your choice)
• avoiding ladders and loose stitches
• heel construction including heel flap, heel turn and picking up stitches around the heel
• Kitchener stitch (grafting)
• getting the right fit

MATERIALS NEEDED: 3.25mm needles for a DK weight sock; 3.75mm needles for a Worsted weight sock. Choose either DPNs, two 24″ circular needles for two circulars method, or one 32″ or longer circular needle for the Magic Loop method: 3.25mm needles for a DK weight sock; 3.75mm needles for a Worsted weight sock. 460yd/420m of DK weight or 375yd/350m of Worsted weight yarn and tapestry needle. Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store before class.

SEPTEMBER DATES: Mondays, September 16, 23, 30 & October 7, 6-7:30pm

Cost: $70-90 + tax

INSTRUCTOR: Barth Siemens

To register visit us in store, call 604-255-2577, or register online here to reserve your spot!

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